September 2019

Factual mistakes in an article by the Independent on recent political events and Turkey’s 2017 constitutional referendum

2019-09-04 03:23 BST
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On 30 August 2019, The Independent published an opinion piece penned by Patrick Cockburn. In the article titled “Boris Johnson's coup is eerily reminiscent of Erdogan's rise to power in Turkey,” the author compares British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend the British Parliament to the past actions of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.